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Turkey faces multiple threats - Erdogan

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>> A day of violence for Turkey. Nine civilians killed in two coordinated blasts in the troubled southeast of the country. One, a roadside bomb near the Syrian border, the other, a car bomb in the region's biggest city Diyarbakir, both targeting police. On the same day, four soldiers lost their lives when militants opened fire from across the Iraqi border.
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All three attacks being blamed on the Kurdistan Workers' Party. A cease fire between Ankara and the Kurdish separatists fell apart last year. That's led to some of the worst violence in decades in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast. The country's also still dealing with the aftermath of a failed coup attempt last month.
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More than 60,000 people have since been detained or under investigation, suspected of involvement.>>
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> Addressing a crowd of thousands outside his Presidential Palace, President Erdogan said Turkey faced multiple threats. The nightly rallies ended showing he still commands significant support.
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